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Antipolo City now officially capital of Rizal province

Jun 22, 2020 - 4:50 PM

Pasig City held Rizal province's seat of government for over 4 decades, even though it is part of Metro Manila

RIZAL CAPITOL. Facade of the Rizal provincial capitol building in Antipolo City. Photo by junpinzon/Shutterstock

‘Walang choice’: Man with leukemia walks to get chemo meds amid Luzon lockdown

Mar 18, 2020 - 3:42 PM

'Mahirap, lalo na para sa akin. Pero tiis lang talaga. Wala akong iinumin, dahil maaaring magsara ang pagkukuhanan ko ng gamot kapag nagpatuloy ang enhanced community quarantine,' Henry dela Cruz Jr says

Photos from Henry dela Cruz Jr

Coronavirus lockdown: No thermal scanners, missing checkpoints

Mar 15, 2020 - 6:33 PM

Pasig City, meanwhile, takes note of the efforts being made by Cainta, Rizal, to implement its community quarantine

CHECKPOINT. A health officer conducts thermal scanning of pedestrians from afar at the checkpoint between the border of Marikina City and Cainta, Rizal on March 15, 2020. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Online sex trafficker arrested in Antipolo

Nov 09, 2019 - 2:15 PM

Police rescue 5 children from the scene during the operation

Momoland to donate concert earnings to kids in Antipolo

Sep 13, 2019 - 10:38 AM

The South Korean girl group will be performing in 'Good Friends in Manila,' alongside former Wanna One members Ha Sung Woon and Kim Jae Hwan

MOMOLAND. The K-pop group, seen here in a press conference in August 2018, is performing in concert in October 2019. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

73-year-old lawyer shot dead in front of family in Rizal

Sep 06, 2019 - 5:28 PM

Lawyer Irineo Cabugoy is shot dead in front of his family in a fast-food restaurant in Antipolo, Rizal

Zambales town opposes planned AFP Subic Naval Reservation

Jun 26, 2019 - 8:36 PM

The proposed 300-million-square-meter development will leave only 30% of San Antonio's land area, and will disrupt the town's tourism industry

OPPOSITION. Mayor Estela Deloso Antipolo says the development will leave San Antonio as one of the smallest towns in the Philippines. Photo from San Antonio FB

1 dead as fire strikes Antipolo City Jail

Dec 28, 2018 - 12:34 AM

(3RD UPDATE) At least 13 inmates are injured in the fire

INJURED. One of 13 inmates injured during the fire at the Antipolo City jail. Photo by Ben Nabong

Death of Antipolo drug suspect an 'extralegal killing,' rules court

Dec 23, 2018 - 4:46 PM

The Court of Appeals says policemen failed to follow procedures in the buy-bust operation against the suspect

LIST: Deadly landslides in the Philippines

Sep 22, 2018 - 9:00 AM

Almost all of these major disasters in the last two decades happened in the midst of heavy rain that loosened the soil in landslide-prone areas

LANDSLIDES. There have been many deadly landslides in the Philippines in recent years. Photos by Jire Carreon/Rappler and Querl Panilag

Several hurt in Antipolo multiple vehicle crash

Aug 22, 2018 - 5:15 PM

(UPDATED) A dump truck, van, and 6 private vehicles collide around 1:30 pm on Wednesday along Sumulong Highway, near Cloud 9 and Padi's Point

CRASH. Multiple car collision stalls traffic in Sumulong Highway in Antipolo. Photo by Antipolo City government

At least 2 hurt in Antipolo City explosion

Jul 31, 2018 - 2:41 PM

(3RD UPDATE) Calabarzon cops say members of the New People's Army are responsible for the 'roadside bombing'

INTERNAL CLEANSING. A police officer at a crime scene after a buy-bust operation in Taguig City on July 28, 2016. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Pope Francis names Cainta priest as new auxiliary bishop of Antipolo

Jul 11, 2018 - 5:30 PM

Father Nolly Buco is the first priest from the Diocese of Antipolo to become a bishop. He is parish priest of Our Lady of Light Parish in Cainta, Rizal.

NEW BISHOP. Father Nolly Buco, 54, is named auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of Antipolo. Photo from Our Lady of Light Parish/Diocese of Antipolo

DENR employee shot dead by riding-in-tandem suspects in Antipolo

Jun 08, 2018 - 3:40 PM

Police say two unidentified suspects fled the scene of the crime aboard a pink Yamaha Mio with no plate number

CA affirms life imprisonment for Filipino-Chinese over shabu lab

Apr 29, 2018 - 6:20 PM

The Court of Appeals denies the petition of Lawrence Yu, who was convicted of drug manufacturing and possession in 2011

Barangay killings haunt Antipolo as polls draw closer

Mar 20, 2018 - 12:51 PM

Two barangay officials are gunned down in a span of 3 weeks in Antipolo City

HUNTED DOWN. Antipolo City is not new to election-related violence, having been named an election 'hotspot' since 2001.

Church didn't shoulder Taytay priest's P120,000 bail

Aug 02, 2017 - 7:05 PM

Never says retired Archbishop Oscar Cruz when asked if the CBCP paid the bail of trafficking suspect Monsignor Arnel Lagarejos

TRAFFICKING SUSPECT. Monsignor Arnel Lagarejos, 55, faces a trafficking case after allegedly 'booking' a 13-year-old girl for sex. Photo from PACUCOA Inc's Facebook page

Taytay priest in trafficking case posts P120k bail

Aug 01, 2017 - 11:32 PM

Monsignor Arnel Lagarejos gains temporary freedom after spending almost 3 days in the Marikina City police jail

TRAFFICKING CASE. Monsignor Arnel Lagarejos is accused of human trafficking after allegedly 'booking' a 13-year-old girl through a pimp. File from the website of Cainta Catholic College

Church vows no cover-up in Taytay priest's case

Aug 01, 2017 - 3:00 PM

Antipolo Bishop Francisco de Leon names tough talking retired Archbishop Oscar Cruz as lead investigator in the trafficking case of Taytay priest Arnel Lagarejos

CHURCH PROBE. Antipolo Bishop Francisco de Leon (in photo) names tough-talking retired Archbishop Oscar Cruz as lead investigator in the case of Taytay priest Arnel Lagarejos. File photo from Diocese of Antipolo

Taytay priest nabbed for 'booking' 13-year-old girl

Jul 29, 2017 - 11:15 PM

Monsignor Arnel Lagarejos has been relieved of all his designations in his diocese Antipolo Bishop Francisco de Leon says

ARRESTED PRIEST. Monsignor Arnel Lagarejos of the Diocese of Antipolo is under detention for allegedly 'booking' a 13-year-old girl in Marikina City. Photo courtesy of the Rizal provincial government

SM Cherry Antipolo set to open

Jun 28, 2017 - 3:35 PM

SM Cherry Antipolo opening on June 30 is the 63rd SM mall in the Philippines By the end of the year SM City Puerto Princesa will also be opened

63RD MALL. SM says the 3-level mall is already 55% leased to tenants when it opens on Friday, June 30. Image from Facebook page of SM Cherry Antipolo

3 romantic restaurants for your Antipolo weekend

Mar 11, 2017 - 4:34 PM

Sweet all day breakfast nooks an artist s beautiful home and more – here are a few spots perfect for a quick getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city

SC issues another writ of amparo vs local cops

Feb 21, 2017 - 5:06 PM

The SC also issues a protection order prohibiting policemen from going within a kilometer of the victim s widow

ANOTHER AMPARO. The Supreme Court, for the second time, grants writ of amparo against local cops involved in the killings of drug suspects. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Duterte & UN, war on illegal drugs, Tokyo 2020 | 6PM wRap

Aug 22, 2016 - 9:51 PM

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Dela Rosa sacks Antipolo cops after Senate probe

Aug 22, 2016 - 5:23 PM

A witness says policemen based in Antipolo sell and use illegal drugs

SACK THEM. PNP chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa faces a Senate committee probing the government's illegal drugs campaign. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Bags of trash spoil Lent at Antipolo Cathedral

Mar 25, 2016 - 12:14 PM

Together with their prayers pilgrims leave their trash at the Antipolo Cathedral

3 dead in collapsed Antipolo construction site

Mar 10, 2016 - 12:52 PM

UPDATED The workers are part of the crew constructing a residential building in Cogeo Antipolo

Roxas woos vote-rich Rizal province

Feb 03, 2016 - 9:56 AM

The LP standard bearer secures the endorsement of at least one member of the influential Ynares clan

RIZAL TRIP. Mar Roxas takes photos with supporters in Rodriguez town, Rizal on Tuesday, February 2. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

Campaign Trail: Where the candidates are, Feb 1-7

Feb 01, 2016 - 7:45 PM

UPDATED Interestingly Grace Poe a leading presidential bet does not have any sorties lined up for this week before the official campaign kickoff

Free wifi sa Antipolo City inilunsad

Oct 30, 2015 - 12:09 PM

PRESS RELEASE Antipolo City partners with BC Net Incorporated to provide free wifi in public areas

Oil spill leaves foul odor, stomach pains in Rizal villages

Sep 09, 2015 - 10:00 PM

Government and company officials rush to contain the spill from Solid Cement plant before it reaches Laguna Lake

LINGERING. Oil clings to riverside grass cut by Solid Cement company workers in Sitio Cabisig, Antipolo, Rizal. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Libreng sine para sa senior citizens, PWDs ng Antipolo

Aug 29, 2015 - 4:29 PM

Maaari nang manuod ng libreng sine ang mga senior citizens at persons with disabilities ng Antipolo tuwing Lunes sa SM City Masinag

LIBRENG SINE. Si Unang Ginang Andrea “Andeng” Ynares kasama ang mga konsehal, kapitan, at kawani ng Pamahalaang Lungsod, mga senior citizens at persons with disabilities (PWDs) sa ginanap na 'Launching of Free Movie for Senior Citizens and Ceremonial Distribution of the New Senior Citizens ID' nitong Agosto 17, 2015 sa SM City Masinag. Imahe galing sa Pamahalaang Lungsod ng Antipolo

3 dead in explosion in Antipolo City

Aug 23, 2015 - 4:18 PM

Antipolo Police reports two others injured because of the explosion

LRT2 East extension project groundbreaking set on June 9

Jun 08, 2015 - 2:27 PM

The P2 27B civil works for the project is eyed to be completed by third quarter 2017

The daughter of St. Claire

Feb 22, 2014 - 11:30 AM

They wanted a baby badly It seemed they had always been ready It was one miscarriage after another until they danced

Mariko Jacinto: Picturing parties

Apr 19, 2013 - 6:26 PM

Mariko gifts us with an understated spiritual eyesight amidst the delusions behind social shindigs in all their short lived luster

HIGHLIFE. Glimpses of high society parties are depicted in Mariko Jacinto's artwork. All photos from Mariko Jacinto's Facebook page

Bishops to watch solons cast votes on RH bill

Dec 10, 2012 - 2:42 PM

Fr Melvin Castro of the CBCP Episcopal Commission on Family and Life says the anti RH legislators need the moral spiritual and physical presence of the bishops

The penitential walk of a 'text clan'

Apr 07, 2012 - 7:25 PM

The church located approximately 25 kilometers east of Manila is a favorite Holy Week pilgrimage site for Roman Catholics

Alay Lakad and Visita Iglesia

Apr 07, 2012 - 6:44 PM

Visita Iglesia the journey is just as important as the destination of 14 churches